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'''Sir Julian Sorell Huxley''' Fellow of the Royal Society|FRS (22 June 1887 – 14 February 1975) was a British evolutionary biologist, Eugenics|eugenicist, and Internationalism (politics)|internationalist. He was a proponent of natural selection, and a leading figure in the mid-twentieth century modern evolutionary synthesis. He was secretary of the Zoological Society of London (1935–1942), the first Director of UNESCO, a founding member of the World Wildlife Fund and the first President of the British Humanist Association. Huxley was well known for his presentation of science in books and articles, and on radio and television. He directed an Oscar-winning wildlife film. He was awarded UNESCO's Kalinga Prize for the popularisation of science in 1953, the Darwin Medal of the Royal Society in 1956, and the Darwin–Wallace Medal of the...
AuthorlinkJohn Baker (biologist)| doi = 10.1098/rsbm.1976.0009 | title = Julian Sorell Huxley. 22 June 1887 – 14 February 1975 | journal = Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society | volume = 22 | pages = 206–226 | year = 1976 | pmid = | pmc = }} (22 June 1887 – 14 February 1975) was a British evolutionary biologist, Eugenics|eugenicist, and Internationalism (politics)|internationalist. He was a proponent of natural selection, and a leading figure in the mid-twentieth century modern evolutionary synthesis. He was secretary of the Zoological Society of London (1935–1942), the first Director of UNESCO, a founding member of the World Wildlife Fund and the first President of the British Humanist Association.
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